As of the morning of January 7, the fire in the Altea region of Alicante was reported as being stable and under control.
The fire began on the morning of the widely celebrated Three Kings Day, January 6, and rapidly engulfed the area near the AP-7 motorway, close to exit 64.
Many residents had to flee their homes quickly, with a total of 120 being evacuated.
Fortunately, no homes or lives were lost due to the brave assistance and actions of firefighters and emergency services.
Although the fire is stable, it is not entirely extinguished, but the authorities have stated that work to put out the fire fully continues. Due to high winds, the firefighters carrying out this work will remain vigilant if the fire reignits.